GENEVA, September 13. /TASS/. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has said its decision in the case of Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will be issued in the first week of October.
Sharapova was banned from competitions for two years (as of January 26, 2016) after she had admitted taking meldonium for 10 years because of various health problems. She could not take part in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sharapova filed an appeal against the decision on her suspension at the CAS on June 9.
Sharapova is a five-time winner of Grand Slam tournaments. She has a victory in the Federation Cup and a silver medal from the London Olympics in women’s singles under her belt. All in all she has won 38 tournaments in the Women’s Tennis Association, including 35 in women’s singles.